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Taylor Creek Visitor Center

Hwy. 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
530 573 2674
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Lutz, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The rangers at this station took the time to orient me, provide additional literature, and give helpful hints for our visit. We walked through multiple habitats on our way to the Baldwin Beach where we casually strolled among the wetlands/marsh and Canadian geese.

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Elk Grove, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
19 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Trails around the creek were easy to walk, lots to see. Nice information all about. Cut out section of the creek was a bit of a disappointment-really only an aquarium, not part of the live creek, but worth the walk nonetheless. Bathrooms needed a bit of cleaning.

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Laughlin, Nevada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Didn't know what to expect at Taylor Creek, but it is a nice, flat, peaceful hike. The trail is hard surfaced, so no worrying about sand/dirt along the way. I was disappointed that we didn't get to go down to the lake, but walking through the trees and meadows was really relaxing. Watching the trout swim in the creek through... More

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great spot for anyone to get a synopsis of the region. Kids, elders, mobility problems are not an issue here. The outdoors can be enjoyed by all.

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San Francisco, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This was a great place for short hikes, long hikes, camping, or just a stroll on the beach of Lake Tahoe. We even saw a bald eagle! Just a beautful place. Had never been on the south side of Lake Tahoe but it is definitely worth the trip.

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CANOGA PARK
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We stopped at the Visitor Center 1st thing on a clock-wise drive around Lake Tahoe & were surprised that it was not open, although all our research prior to our trip indicated it should be open daily after Memorial Day. Most sites & the AAA TourBook indicate the hrs are 8 am to 4 pm while the official Forest Service... More

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Kapolei, Hawaii
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

My Wife and I discovered Taylor Creek Visitor Center when we "overshot" the turn to Tallac Historic Site on one of our many visits to South Lake Tahoe when our Son was just a wee lad. Over the past twenty years we have spent many happy hours strolling the paved and boardwalk trail among the varied ecosystems that include Taylor... More

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California
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

the rainbow trail is very peaceful, as well easily informative. Love the underwater view of the creek. and don't miss a walk down to the beach. Gorgeous views of Mt. Tallic, and the natural flora and fauna of the lake.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

We come here every year even though it never changes. We love to see the salmon spawning this time of year and the excitment of all of the little ones as they see a ton of fish in the creek.

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Sacramento, CA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

This is a great park to visit. We did a day trip from Sacramento early in October. There is a very nice visitor center (with bathrooms). Rangers there are very helpful and knowledgeable. Features a cut away view of a creek - you can see the salmon running if you are there at the right time. We missed it by... More

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